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The results are in for our communication Pet Peeve survey, and the winner is: 

- Staying silent and complaining later. 

The very close second is:

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- Being blind-sided because people didn’t tell me about problems.

Both submitters will receive a free year-long subscription to my "Say What You Mean eCourse." Thanks for playing.

Interesting that the highest scoring bad practices are both passive behaviors. We tend to think overly-aggressive communicators are the ones who create the problems. This survey indicates otherwise.

I didn't get enough submissions on the good communication practices to start a competition for that, but if people post enough, I'll create one for that. You can post about communication practices that you like here.

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